How to Get Instagram for Mac

If you have a Mac, you may wonder if you are able to get Instagram and be able to browse photos. One option is to download software called Carousel and this feature lets you look at photos and make comments on the photos you see. To download Carousel, visit Carousel’s website and read more about what is included in the software. Beware of fake versions of Carousel that may appear on other websites that are overly gimmicky.


  • Instadesk is an app that allows you to get Instagram for your Mac and you no longer have to use only the iPhone to access Instagram. In addition to looking at photos, you can also follow fellow Instagram members and you can comment on pictures.
  • If you want to get the Instadesk for your Mac, you will need to visit the Apple “App” store to purchase and download the software.  Once you download Instadesk there will be instructions on installation.

Virtual Grub

  • Virtual Grub is another good app that lets you download Instagram to your Mac. The app’s features include the ability to view and comment on photos, ability to look at most popular pictures, and you can follow users.
  • You can download this app from the Mac App store and the cost is free.


  • If you took a few pictures and uploaded them to Instagram on your phone, Instaport is the software you need because it allows you to export all of those photos and place them in a zip file so you will have them on your Mac.
  • To download Instaport, you should visit the website and enter your Instagram account information.


  • Webstagram is a website that lets Mac and PC users browse photos and follow fellow users.
  • If you want to take advantage of Webstagram’s features, you need to sign up with your Instagram account information.

Download Instaview

  • Instaview is a free app that lets you access Instagram on the Mac. The first thing you want to do is visit the Mac Apple store.
  • Once you do this you will need to enter your Instagram account information.
  • After you do this you will be able to look at photos you took and those of others. You can also follow fellow users’ photos.

Research Different Software Packages Before Using One

  • Read reviews of the software by technology experts and consumers who used the software
  • Talk to friends and relatives to determine which Instagram software to download to your Mac.
  • If a software website appears too gimmicky, avoid it
  • It is better to purchase the software directly from the company that services your computer such as Apple’s website.

Just because you do not have an iPhone does not mean that you cannot enjoy Instagram on your Mac because there are several types of software brands that you can choose from to have fun with Instagram.


One Response so far.

  1. Emily says:

    I just want the REAL Instagram. You no, the one that everyone is using. I have a Mac… but we can’t get it on there and I don’t have a smartphone but I do have my mom’s old windows phone that I use like an iTouch but that doesn’t work either. All of my friends and cousins have it but i don’t

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